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Cant Get There From Here bass

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by R.E.M.
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Song:  Can't Get There From Here
Artist:  R.E.M.
Album:  Fables of the Reconstruction

Words and Music by Berry, Buck, Mills, and Stipe
Tab by Dan Ruprecht (ruprecht@lclark.edu)       

Symbols:  "t" between notes indicates a tie which means hold
             the note instead of playing it again
          "s" indicates staccato, a note which is released 
             immediately after it is picked 
          
           vertical lines divide measures


INTRO

    (rest)    3  +  4  +            1 (rest) +  4  +   1
               
G-------------4--2--0----|---|---|-------------------|-----  
D----------------------2-t-2-t-2-|-----------4--3--2-t-2--- 
A------------------------|---|---|--2----------------|----- 
E------------------------|---|---|-------------------|----- 

    2 (rest) +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest) +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest)

G--------------------|---------------------|---------------  
D---2--------4--0----|-------------4--3--2-t-2--2---------- 
A---s--------------2-t-2--2----------------|----s---------- 
E--------------------|----s----------------|--------------- 

    +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest) +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest) +  4  +  (1)

G-----------|---------------------|---------------------|--  
D---4--0----|-------------4--3--2-t-2--2--------4--0----|-- 
A---------2-t-2--2----------------|----s--------------2-t-2 
E-----------|----s----------------|---------------------|-- 

    2 (rest) +  4  +  (1) 2  3  4

G--------------------|------------|------------------------  
D------------4--3--2-t-2--2--2--2-|------------------------ 
A---2----------------|------------|------------------------ 
E---s----------------|------------|------------------------ 

VERSE

    1  2 (3) +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest)   +  4  +  (1) 2 (rest) 

G--------------------|-----------------------|-------------  
D---------------0--2-t-2--2----------4--0----|------------- 
A---2--0-----2-------|----s----------------2-t-2--2-------- 
E--------------------|-----------------------|----s-------- 

 (3) + (4) +  (1) +  2  +  3 (4)    1  2  (3)  +  4  +  (1) 

G------------|-------------------|---------------------|---  
D------------|-------------------|----------------0--2-t-2- 
A----2-----0-t-0--2--2--0--2-----|--2--0-------2-------|--- 
E------------|-------------------|---------------------|--- 

    2 (rest)   +  4  +  (1) (2) (3) + (4) +    1  +  2  +

G----------------------|--------------------|--------------  
D---2----------4--0----|--------------------|--7--7--7--7-- 
A---s----------------2-t-2----------2-----2-|-------------- 
E----------------------|--------------------|-------------- 

    3  +  4  +   1  2  3  + (4) +   1  2  3  + (4) +    1

G--------------|------------------|------------------|-----  
D---7--7--5--4-|-2--2--2--2-----4-|------------------|----- 
A--------------|------------------|-4--4--4--4-----6-|--2-- 
E--------------|------------------|------------------|----- 

    2  3  + (4) +  (1) +  2  +  3  + (rest)

G-----------------|-------------------------|  
D-----------------|-------------------------| 
A---2--2--2-------|----------------2--------| 
E---------------4-t-4--4--4--4--4-----------| 

VERSE (1ST ENDING)

    1 (2) +  3 (4) +   1 (2) +  3  4   1  3   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

G--------------------|---------------|------|----------------|  
D--------------------|---------------|----4-|-2-3-4-2-3-4-4-O| 
A--------------------|---------------|------|----------------| 
E---3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--5--3-|-2----|----------------| 

VERSE (2ND ENDING) AND CHORUS

    1  2  + (3) + (rest)   1 (2) +  3  4   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

G-----------------------|----------------|-----------------|  
D---------5-------------|-----------7--5-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| 
A------5--------5-------|--------5-------|-----------------| 
E---3-------------------|--3-------------|-----------------| 

    1 (rest) 3  +  4  +  (1) 2  3  4  +  (1) 2  3  +  4  +  (1)

G------------4--2--0----|-------2--2----|-------4--2--0----|--  
D---4-----------------2-t-2--2--------4-t-4--4-----------2-t-2 
A---s-------------------|---------------|------------------|-- 
E-----------------------|---------------|------------------|-- 

    2  3  4  +  (1) 2  3  +  4  +  (1) 2  3  4  +  (1) 2

G------2--2----|-------4--2--0----|-------2--2----|--------  
D---2--------4-t-4--4-----------2-t-2--2--------4-t-4--4--- 
A--------------|------------------|---------------|-------- 
E--------------|------------------|---------------|-------- 

                                         *to bridge (after
                                          2nd chorus)  
    3  +  4  +  (1) 2  3  4  +  (1) 2  3    1 (2) + (3) 
     						     * 	 
G---4--2--0----|-------2--2----|-------2-|--4--------------  
D------------2-t-2--2--------4-t-4--4----|----------------- 
A--------------|---------------|---------|--------2-------- 
E--------------|---------------|---------|----------------- 

   (4) +  (1) 2  + (3) + (4) +  *to verse (after 1st chorus)

G--------|---------------------|---------------------------  
D--------|---------------------|--------------------------- 
A------2-t-2--2--2-----2-----2-|--------------------------- 
E--------|---------------------|--------------------------- 

BRIDGE

    1  2  + (3) +  4     1  2  + (3) +  4     1  2  +  (3)

G---------------------|--------------------|---------------  
D---------------------|--------------------|--------------- 
A---2--2--2-----2--4--|--5--5--5-----5--7--|--0--0--0------ 
E---------------------|--------------------|--------------- 

    +  4     1  2  + (3) +  4  *repeat 4 times and then go 
                                back to verse 

G---------|-------------------|----------------------------  
D---------|-------------------|---------------------------- 
A---0--0--|--2--2--2-----2--2-|---------------------------- 
E---------|-------------------|---------------------------- 

OUTRO

    1  +  2  3   1  3     1

G---4--2--0----|-------|-----|-----------------------------  
D------------2-|-2--2--|--2--|----------------------------- 
A--------------|-------|-----|----------------------------- 
E--------------|-------|-----|----------------------------- 

SONG PROGRESSION:
Intro
Verse 1 (take 1st ending)
Verse 2 (take 2nd ending)
Chorus
Verse 3 (take 2nd ending)
Chorus
Bridge
Verse 4 (take 2nd ending)
Chorus (2x)
Outro




            
            
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